With Carrie Fisher’s sudden passing Tuesday morning, there has been an outpouring by celebrities and luminaries paying their respects via social media. A few can be found below. Also of note, Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas around the U.S. are having special “lightsaber vigils” for Carrie Fisher. The Mason Park location (Katy, Tex.) will host theirs on Friday, December 30th at 6:45 p.m.
— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) December 27, 2016
— Joe Mantegna (@JoeMantegna) December 27, 2016
I'm deeply saddened to learn of the death of Carrie Fisher. I will miss our banterings. A wonderful talent & light has been extinguished.
— William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) December 27, 2016
I'm deeply saddened at the news of Carrie's passing. She was a dear friend, whom I greatly respected and admired. The force is dark today!
— Billy Dee Williams (@realbdw) December 27, 2016
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) December 27, 2016
Carrie Fisher was smart, funny, talented, surprising, and always a hell of a fun time to be around. Family Guy will miss her immensely.
— Seth MacFarlane (@SethMacFarlane) December 27, 2016
May her soul rest in eternal peace, as we return her to the heavens, in a galaxy far, far away. pic.twitter.com/6lkgcHam0J
— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) December 27, 2016
And finally, Anthony Daniels (C-3PO) offered his own reflections on the BBC program Today.